Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant I - Care Transitions Clinic



City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
Family Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic
Imagine yourself in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll work alongside world-renowned experts, learn new things every day, treat conditions that few medical professionals ever encounter, and have a vast range of career paths to choose from. Now imagine that in addition to all this, you have the chance to change lives every day. That’s what it means to be a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at Mayo Clinic.
Position description
Mayo Clinic is seeking individuals to provide patient centered care to support optimal care coordination throughout a patient’s transition from the hospital. This full time role will assist in the tracking and management of discharged patients from Mayo Clinic Hospital defined as a high risk for readmission. Activities will including monitoring and assessing of patients both in person within the clinic setting and virtually to determine plan of care needs, with the primary role of quick intervention when necessary to prevent a subsequent admission occurring. Close collaboration with Hospital Internal Medicine, Consulting Services (both medicine and surgical), as well as the Emergency Department will be crucial for success in this role.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at Mayo Clinic also may perform the following tasks in any authorized setting:

-Obtaining patient history
-Performing physical examinations
-Ordering and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
-Formulating a diagnostic impression
-Developing and implementing a treatment plan
-Monitoring effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
-Offering counseling and education to meet patient needs
-Making appropriate referrals
-Prescribing and dispensing prescription medication
-Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of patient's status and appropriately interprets information relative to patient's age-specific needs.
Qualifications
Nurse Practitioner:
Must be a graduate of an accredited university, Master of Science in Nursing required (If licensed prior to 1998, Master’s degree not required by the State of Florida). Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an ARNP in the State of Florida.

Physician Assistant:
Must be a graduate of an accredited university, NCCPA Certification required
Must be licensed or eligible to practice as a PA in the State of Florida.
Additional qualifications
Experience in Hospital Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine preferred. Applicant should be familiar with transitions of care and discharge planning. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess strong computer skills. Must be flexible and willing to handle extended hours and on-call responsibilities (evenings, weekends, and holidays) if required by position or department.
License or certification
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license to practice in the State of Florida. BLS and/or ACLS required in specific areas. For Nurse Practitioners, certification by the ANCC or AANP is required and for Physician Assistants, NCCPA certification is required.

Exemption status
Exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Hours and days may fluctuate and be flexible depending on patient need. Schedule may include hours from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Weekend schedule
Schedule may include weekend days/evenings.
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
141697BR
Recruiter
Natalie Brewster
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).